Join Cape Fear Museum, Carolina Beach State Park and other community partners for a fun-filled evening of stargazing and astronomy-themed activities on Friday, April 24, from 7:00-10:30 p.m. at Carolina Beach State Park Read more


Mystery at Museum

Cape Fear Museum

Families are asked to become super sleuths, search for clues and conduct scientific investigation to solve an all new Mystery at the Museum Saturday, January 24 between 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Read more

CFM Spooktacular

Cape Fear Museum

Science Spooktacular offers interactive activities for “mad scientists” of all ages on Saturday, October 18 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Read more


Moon Jelly 2

NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

By the light of the moon (jellies), children ages 10 to13 take on the Aquarium after dark at the Glow in the Shark sleepover, Saturday, August 23 Read more


Butterfly bungalo


A new exhibit at the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher showcases exotic butterflies. Read more

Local Attractions

star party

Cape Fear Museum

Carolina Beach State Park is the location for one of many star parties happening across the state. Read more


stars and moon

Cape Fear Museum

Airlie Gardens will host an evening of stargazing and other astronomy-related activities on April 5. Read more